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Aug 31, 2012 8:00pm EDT
but whom i've never met and is not my friend. >> host: next call comes from karen in arlington, virginia. good afternoon, karen. >> caller: good afternoon. i just wanted to, first, thank anna quindlen. i always used to, used to be the first column i would look at in the paper, and um i really miss you at "the new york times." and, um, you probably had some sort of influence in my decision to go into social policy work. so thank you very much. um, i want to ask, um, what you think of, um, your female successors at "the new york times" op-ed page and, also, if you had a column to write for "the new york times"es today about the presidential election what you'd write. >> guest: well, the second part of that is an interesting question because it doesn't quite work like that. um, there's an on/off switch to being a columnist. and the on part requires you to really think about the world differently 24/7 than civilians do. in other words, you're always saving string. you see something on the street, you hear something on the subway, you read something in the paper, and it all becomes grist for
Sep 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of this movement. that's one reason why other states seceded, including virginia, and the movement towards the civil war began. on your comment on pearl harbor and the civil war, franklin roosevelt was commander-in-chief at a time of pearl harbor, and he took responsibility, rightfully, for those deaths. did he somehow maneuver, intending that to be the tragedy pearl harbor to get the united states involved in world war ii? to my mind absolutely not. for all sorts of reasons, even though we have three hours, probably not enough. and lincoln with the civil war, yes, he was responsible for huge number of deaths on both sides, and the irony is that lincoln, of all people, this is the opposite of bloodthirsty human being, or presidency tried to extract himself from the depths of american souls, for instance, richard nixon just so i can't let myself get too emotional. i've got to look at soldiers an image or abstract way. lincoln once said to a friend that he couldn't imagine that he was the president responsible for all these deaths because as he said elsewhere, i who could not even watch the
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